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LONG BEACH, Ind. (AP) — A Chicago man has surrendered to northwestern Indiana authorities in connection with the death of a teenager injured in a July Fourth beach fight. The LaPorte County Jail said 19-year-old James Malecek was expected to be...
SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame will host "A Time to Heal" dinner and discussion starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday as part of the campus’ Sexual Assault Awareness Week activities. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for the event at Legends of...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - The University of Notre Dame has agreed to make changes in how it handles investigations of campus sexual assaults as a result of an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Specifically, the...
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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterA year after the death of Elizabeth "Lizzy" Seeberg, her family is starting to heal, helped in large part by their Catholic faith. "We found at our core our faith, our family and our church standing with us, standing strong," said Tom Seeberg, the father...
The University of Notre Dame is refusing to release results from a recent sexual assault policy survey that was taken by students. Some of the survey details were given to the university-owned, student-ran newspaper – The Observer. But when WSBT...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — What's in a name? Well, if it's "Sally," or "Mary," or "David," or "Steve," there can be a lot of assumptions, just based on the name and the gender the name suggests. But what about the name "Sandy"? What if you've never...
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — More people in Michigan would be required by law to report instances of sexual assault under a bill introduced in the state House this week. Republican Rep. Klint Kesto of Commerce Township in Oakland County introduced a bill...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation Thursday making gun trafficking a federal crime as lawmakers cast the first vote in Congress to curb firearms since December's horrific shootings at a Connecticut elementary...
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A search that set parents in the Denver area on edge last fall, had neighbors casting a suspicious eye on neighbors, and left a family grieving the loss of a 10-year-old ended with the teen suspect telling a 911 dispatcher: "I...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A group that helps victims of sexual assault wants Indiana legislators to enact a $5 tax for strip club customers. Erik Scheub of the Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault tells WRTV-TV (http://bit.ly/12napZJ ) that two-...
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A 73-year-old Midland County man has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a disabled woman beginning when she was 9 years old. MLive.com reports that a Saginaw County Circuit Court judge gave...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Freshman Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is opposing a ban on assault weapons sought by President Barack Obama. A Donnelly spokesman on Wednesday said that the Indiana lawmaker will vote against the ban but has not decided whether...
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